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Garrett Temple
PPG RPG APG
7.7 2.7 2.2
Team: SacramentoHeight: 6-6 Born: 5/8/1986
Position: GWeight: 195 Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
College: LSUDraft: Undrafted


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Jan. 31 7:33 PM PT8:33 PM MT9:33 PM CT10:33 PM ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST7:33 UAE (+1)04:3322:33 ET9:33 PM CTNaN:� - Temple will miss at least the next two to three weeks with a strained left hamstring.
Analysis: Temple fell to the ground and immediately grabbed his left hamstring after a steal in the third quarter Tuesday at Houston. The seven-year veteran hadn't missed a game all season. He had started 12 of the Kings' last 13 games but failed to score in double figures in the past four.
Jan. 20 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST8:21 UAE05:2123:21 ET10:21 PM CTNaN:� - Temple had a strong game with 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting, three rebounds and three assists Friday at Memphis.
Analysis: One of the players that should benefit with Rudy Gay done for the season, Temple has averaged 11.8 points on 44.3 percent shooting, 3.1 assists and 3.0 boards in eight games this season as a starter.
Dec. 18 7:25 PM PT8:25 PM MT9:25 PM CT10:25 PM ET3:25 GMT11:25 8:25 PM MST10:25 PM EST7:25 UAE (+1)04:2522:25 ET9:25 PM CTNaN:� - Temple had a setback Sunday with five points on 1-of-10 shooting, though he did hand out a season-high seven assists.
Analysis: Temple, who recently joined the starting lineup, had averaged 17.7 points in his previous three games.
Dec. 17 9:56 PM PT10:56 PM MT11:56 PM CT12:56 AM ET5:56 GMT13:56 10:56 PM MST12:56 AM EST9:56 UAE06:560:56 ET11:56 PM CTNaN:� - Making his second consecutive start, Temple compiled 17 points, six rebounds, four assists and a pair of steals to help the Kings defeat Memphis on Friday.
Analysis: Having received more floor time due to injuries to other Sacramento players, Temple has responded by averaging 17.7 points over his last three games. He could be worth using if guys like Rudy Gay and Omri Casspi miss more time.
Dec. 14 7:54 PM PT8:54 PM MT9:54 PM CT10:54 PM ET3:54 GMT11:54 8:54 PM MST10:54 PM EST7:54 UAE (+1)04:5422:54 ET9:54 PM CTNaN:� - With the Kings missing three starters, Temple made his first start of the season and scored a season-high 20 points on 7-of-13 shooting Wednesday at Houston.
Analysis: Temple will head back to the bench fairly quickly, but he proved he can provide offense when given the opportunity. He matched a career high with five 3-pointers.
July 9 1:45 PM PT2:45 PM MT3:45 PM CT4:45 PM ET20:45 GMT4:45 1:45 PM MST3:45 PM EST0:45 UAE (+1)22:4516:45 ET3:45 PM CT19:45 - The Kings have signed Temple to a reported three-year contract that includes a player option for the final season.
Analysis: Temple joins the Kings following a four-year stint in Washington and is coming off a season in which he averaged career highs in scoring (7.3 points per game) and minutes played (24.4 per game).

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